Machinery and Equipment Appraisal
What Is A Machinery/Equipment Appraisal?
A machinery and/or equipment appraisal is the independent and unbiased process of determining the supportable opinion of value of tangible assets as of a specific date. Appraisals can be performed for a variety of value premises from fair market value in place and in use, to forced liquidation value.
Select An Experienced Appraisal Firm
All Murphy machinery and equipment (M&E) appraisals are performed by certified professional appraisers experienced in all aspects of machinery and equipment brokerage as well as the science and art of machinery and equipment appraisals. All appraisals are performed in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) of the Appraisal Foundation.
Compliance with industry standards ensures that proven peer-reviewed appraisal methods are used to develop defendable opinions of value. Our affiliation with John R. Harris (ASA designation), Director of the National Equipment & Business Builders Institute, ensures that our appraisers are kept abreast of evolving appraisal standards.
Why Perform A Machinery/Equipment Appraisal?
Accurate machinery and/or equipment appraisals are often needed as part of a formal business valuation and for other purposes including:
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Estate Settlements
- Insurance Purposes
- “C” corp. to “S” corp. conversion
- Litigation Support
- Buyout Agreements
- Partnership Dissolution
- Retirement Planning
- Trust Planning
- Business Liquidation
A hypothetical determination of value based solely upon information provided by the client and conducted without benefit of a physical inspection.
Summary Appraisal Report
A certified restricted-use summary report of full USPAP-compliant appraisal including physical inspection of items appraised. Machinery